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Category: Local sport

Jenny McCleod Retirement Village
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Wheels in motion for cycling conference

An event that will showcase the city's love of cycling will roll into town next month. Newcastle is set to host the 20th Annual Australian Walking and...

Upgrade to mark No.1 Sportsground’s maiden century

Newcastle’s No.1 Sportsground will undergo a major redevelopment to mark its 100th anniversary. The project, which includes enlarging the playing field, upgrading the lighting and building new tiered seating, is scheduled for completion in mid-2021. Newcastle...

Clubs join forces for mental health round

Northern NSW Football and Newcastle Netball Association have joined forces to encourage players, supporters, and volunteers to connect with one another this weekend. Initially scheduled for July,...

Rathmines-based football club welcomes two new grandstands

The Westlakes Wildcats Football Club have officially welcomed two new grandstands at their Rathmines home base. The stands were unveiled on Saturday, where Lake Macquarie MP Greg...

McCracken’s delayed road to Tokyo

Novocastrian athlete Rheed McCracken was heading into the Tokyo Paralympic Games full of confidence, following a silver medal win in the 100-metre T34 at the World Para Athletics Championships in...

Fighting back: How Newcastle City kept its season alive

Newcastle City players almost didn’t take to the field this AFL season. COVID-19 put a stop to several revenue streams that make playing possible, such as fundraising...

Strategy to review Lake Macquarie’s sporting experience

Lake Macquarie sporting facilities, community participation and future demand will be put through their paces as the local council puts together its new sporting strategy. The Sports...

Pandemic cancels popular running festival

Runners across Newcastle and the Hunter will have to wait another year to have their NewRun fix. As the latest event casualty to COVID-19, the NewRun running...

Newcastle Northstars to face off against Sydney Ice Dogs in new competition

Newcastle Northstars General Manager Garry Dore says the team is “ecstatic” to play some competitive ice hockey this Sunday.  The puck is set to drop at 4pm...

Maitland Netball Courts ready for season restart

Local netballers will notice a huge difference when they hit the courts again in Maitland on Saturday. It comes as upgrades which were funded by a grant...

Coaches encouraged to ask ‘Hey Sport, R U OK?’

With junior sports returning to courts, fields and pitches across the Hunter this month, coaches are being urged to have an important conversation with their athletes. To...

Maitland Athletics Centre nearing completion

Work is nearing completion on Maitland’s $10.5 million athletics centre project, with the facility set to open next month. The works, which are stage two of the...

Northstars return to the ice

For Newcastle Northstars veteran David Ferrari, a return to training at the end of last month was about more than getting back on the ice. After three...

On Borrow’s time: punter adds to growing list in college football

The sky's the limit for talented young gun Lucas Borrow. After starting his AFL career with the Cardiff Hawks at the age...

Waratahs return to training ahead of season relaunch

The Waratahs Junior Rugby Union Club is kicking off a preseason training program for all its young players to be ready for the 2020 junior rugby union season in late...

Council to help sports get back on track

Lake Macquarie City Council is set to throw a lifeline to cash-strapped local sports clubs to help them get back on the field. The council plans...

Adult community sport set to play-on

Getting adults back into their favourite sport is a win-win for everyone, says Jamie Summers. The Lakers Basketball Club president and senior basketball social competition player, believes...

Getting our kids court-ready

Kotara South Netball Club president Helena Hannan-Taylor says it will be a special day when the Tiger Tots take their positions on the court for the first time in 2020.

Elite athletes make a splash after swim centres reopen

Elite Hunter athletes are lapping up the opportunity to train in the pool following the reopening of swim centres across the region. Paralympics triathlete Lauren Parker...

Swim centres set to open in Lake Macquarie

Swimmers will soon have the opportunity to dive in at either Speers Point or Charlestown Swim Centre, with Speers Point Swim Centre opening, by appointment only, to the public next...

Club football training to return next week

Northern NSW Football (NNSWF) has announced that a return to training will be permitted from next Wednesday 27 May. NNSWF released its Return to Training Guidelines that...
Jenny McCleod Retirement Village
Jenny McCleod Retirement Village